(Last Updated on : 05/10/2019)
The large evergreen tree of Niaouli is native to Australia, New Caledonia and the French Pacific Islands and has a flexible trunk, spongy bark, pointed linear leaves and spikes of sessile yellowish flowers. The therapeutic properties of Niaouli oil are analgesic, anti-rheumatic, antiseptic, bactericidal, balsamic, decongestant, expectorant, febrifuge, insecticide, stimulant, vermifuge and vulnerary. It has cooling and moisturizing effects on nerve, respiratory and skin tissues.
Niaouli oil has the ability to fight against infections: bacterial, fungal, yeast and virus. It has excellent antiseptic and stimulating qualities. It is extensively used to clear infections such as bronchitis, catarrh and sinus, as well as acne, boils, burns, ulcers and cuts. It is often used in aphrodisiac blends. It is a stimulant and tonic for digestion and circulation and has analgesic properties similar to clove. However, too much of this oil can decrease your brain activity because of its grounding properties. This oil mixes well with the oils like: Lemon, Tea Tree, Myrtle, Hyssop, Eucalyptus, Rosemary
However this oil should not be used directly on skin; always dilute.
Uses of Niaouli Oil
Helps the respiratory tract and is useful in cases of colds, influenza, pneumonia, sinusitis and catarrh.
Antiseptic to urinary tract and good for cystitis.
Antiseptic to intestinal tract and helpful in cases of diarrhea.
Purifies the atmosphere.
Good for rheumatism.
Encourages wounds to heal, including small cuts, sores and burns.